JACKSONVILLE CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

September 7, 2010

4:00 p.m.

 

City Council Chamber

1st Floor, City Hall

117 W. Duval Street

 

 

Attendance:Council Members Yarborough (Chair), Redman, Lee, Gaffney, Johnson; Council MembersShad and Jones were excused; Margaret Sidman, Office of General Counsel; Janice Billy, Council Auditorís Office; Sherry Hall, Administration; Marilyn Allen, Legislative Svcs., John J. Jackson, Council Research Division.

 

The Chair called the meeting to order at 4:05 p.m. and the following actions were taken:

 

Item/File No.

Title/History

 

 

1.2010-326

ORD-MC Estab New Chapt 149 (Prohibition on the Use of Slot Machine-Like Spinning Reels, Video Displays or Similar Technology to Display the Results of a Raffle, Sweepstakes, Contest or Other Promotion) of Title VI (Business, Trades & Occupations), Ord Code; Provide for Civil Penalties & Injunctive Relief; Estab Exemptions. (Rohan) (Introduced by C/M Hyde & Co-Sponsored by Redman, Holt, Yarborough, Davis, Shad, Corrigan, Graham) (CPAC Letter of Support on File)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/11/10

 

1. 4/27/2010 COIntroduced: R,PHS(Added to RCD as per C/P 5/11/2010) (Added to F per C/P 6/1/10)

 

††† 5/3/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 5/3/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/11/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, PHS, RCD, F

 

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Defer

 

DEFER

 

2.2010-517

ORD Restructuring Mortgage & Note in Current Principal Amt of $135,250.15 with Help Center, Inc to Reduce Interest Rate from 3% to 0%, Convert Note to Non-Amortizing Loan that is Forgiven at Completion of all Program Requiremts under Local Housing Assist Plan apvd by Ord 2009-277-E & allow for Subordination of Loan to a Revolving Line of Credit of $50,000. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 7/27/10

 

1. 6/22/2010 COIntroduced: F,PHS, RCD (Added to RCD per CP 8/2/10)

 

††† 7/20/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 7/20/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS (Added to RCD per CP 8/2/10)

 

 

DEFER

 

The vote on this item was (2-2) (Yarborough, Johnson), resulting in deferral.

 

3.2010-612

ORD Approp $7,181,834 in CDBG Prog Funds for Prog Costs for 2010-2011 FY; Auth Fed Prog Contracts; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2011-2012; Apv Positions. (BT 11-004) (RC 11-003) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/10/10

 

1. 7/27/2010 COIntroduced: RCD,F

 

††† 8/2/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

The vote on this item was (2-2) (Yarborough, Johnson) resulting in deferral.

 

 

4.2010-647

ORD Approp $1,320,000 ($660,000 U.S. Dept of Commerce, Economic Dev Admin (EDA) Grant & $660,000 City Match) to Expand Existing Storm Water Pond at Cecil Commerce Ctr as Requiremt of current St Johns River Water Mgmt Dist Conceptual Environmental Resource Permit; Auth Contract with EDA for said Proj; Designate Oversight by JEDC. (BT 10-143) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 COIntroduced: TEU,RCD,F (C/P added to R 8/16/10)

 

††† 8/16/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 8/16/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 8/17/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/24/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, RCD, F, R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Amend/Approve

TEU: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(R)/APPROVE 5-0

 

The amendment adds CIP language to the bill and attaches form; attaches a revised BT to correct project number.

 

5.2010-649

ORD Approp $63,000 from Handicapped Parking Fines Trust Fund for Accessible Venue Sidewalks, Parking, Beach Scoot & Mobi Chairs at Hanna & Huguenot Parks. (BT 10-153) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 COIntroduced: RCD,F,PHS

 

††† 8/16/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 8/17/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 8/17/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/24/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F, PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

6.2010-650

ORD Approp $47,563 from Handicapped Parking Fines Trust Fund for Lights & Bleachers at the Wheelchair Accessible Field at McGirts Park for use in Jax Miracle League to Facilitate Participation by Individuals with var Disabilities; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-154) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 COIntroduced: RCD,F,PHS

 

††† 8/16/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 8/17/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 8/17/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/24/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F, PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

7.2010-652

ORD Approp $642,610 for Supervision Allocation throughout Housing & Neighborhoods Dept in Conjunction with FY 2009-2010 Allocation ($425,117 CDBG Prog - Ord 2009-634-E; $6,452 Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA) - Ord 2009-635-E; $76,874 Home Investmt Partnership - Ord 2009-637-E & $134,167 for Jax Housing Finance Auth - Ord 2009-512-E; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-159) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 COIntroduced: RCD,F (C/P added to R 8/16/10)

 

††† 8/16/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 8/17/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/24/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F, R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Defer

 

DEFER

 

8.2010-670

RESO of City Support for Appl by Youth in Action Center, Inc. CDC to Participate in Fla Community Contribution Tax Credit Prog to Construct & Operate a Redev Proj. (Sidman) (Introduced by C/M Jones)

 

1. 8/10/2010 COIntroduced: RCD,LUZ

 

††† 8/16/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 8/17/2010 LUZ Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/24/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, LUZ

 

 

DEFER

 

9.2010-674

ORD Recognizing the Assessmt & Recommendations of the Jax Foreclosure Task Force; Request Dir of Housing & Neighborhoods to estab a Working Group to Implement Recommendations; Sunsetting the Task Force on 8/31/10; Expressing Thanks & Appreciation for Work Done by Work Force & its Staff. (Clements & Rohan) (Introduced by CM Hyde & Co-Sponsored by CM W. Jones)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD,F

 

††† 8/16/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 8/16/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 8/17/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/24/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Approve

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

10.2010-675

ORD Providing City's Formal Support to Efforts of Jax Historic Naval Ship Assn to Coordinate Local, State & Fed Authorities to bring the Retired Naval Vessel USS Charles F Adams (DDG-2) to Downtown Jax Southbank as a Floating Museum, E of the Acosta Bridge. (Rohan) (Introduced by C/M Bishop & Sponsored by CM Redman, Johnson, Yarborough, Clark, Brown, Crescimbeni)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 COIntroduced: RCD,F,JWW (C/P added to R 8/16/10)

 

††† 8/16/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 8/17/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/24/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F, R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Defer

 

DEFER

 

11.2010-680

ORD-MC Amend Chapt 342 (Constrn Trades Regs), Sec 342.118 (Certificates Nontransferable; Renewal), Ord Code, to allow Constrn Trades Qualifying Bd greater Latitude in Waiving Exam Requiremt when a Certificate of Competency has become Invalid. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/14/10

 

1. 8/24/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD,PHS

 

 

R: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

12.2010-683

ORD Approp $75,329 from Gen Fund - Rec & Community Svcs/Playgrounds & Ctrs Acct for Part-Time Salary Shortages at Cecil field Commerce Ctr for FY 2009-2010; Apv Addnl Hrs. (BT 10-163) (RC 10-259) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/14/10

 

1. 8/24/2010 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

13.2010-687

ORD Auth Sovereignty Submerged Lands Fee Waived Lease Renewal (BOT. No. 161272789) with Fla Bd of Trustees, Internal Improvemt Trust Fund to Operate an Existing 78-Slip Public Marina, with Spec Events, for Mooring of Rec Vessels in Conjunction with an Upland Park & Sports Complex & Extend Lease Term thru 3/13/15. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/14/10

 

1. 8/24/2010 COIntroduced: R,TEU,RCD,F

 

 

R: Read 2nd & rerefer

TEU: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

14.2010-711

RESO Calling on Fed, State & County Officials to Undertake Comprehensive Efforts to Restore Health & Vitality of the St Johns River. (Jackson) (Introduced by C/P Webb)

 

1. 8/24/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD

 

 

R: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

15.2010-713

ORD Auth Agreemt & Approp $5,000 Fla Inland Navigation Dist (FIND) Grant for Litter Prevention & Education Progs; Request Emerg Apv. (BT 10-166) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/14/10

 

1. 8/24/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD,F,JWW

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† R: Emerg/Approve

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† EMERG/APPROVE 5-0

 

 

Council Member Lee arrived late which accounts for the (2-2) votes on items #2 & 3.

 

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 4:10 p.m.

 

 

John J. Jackson, Council Research Division (904) 630-1729

 

09.08.10

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